2012 MCFOA Advanced Academy (MCAA)
Minnesota Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) and St. Cloud State University, Corporate Education and Outreach
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM (CDT)
MCFOA 2012 ADVANCED ACADEMY (MCAA)
September 13 - 14, 2012
Thumper Pond Resort, Ottertail, MN
Sponsored by the: Minnesota Municipal Clerks & Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) and The Center for Continuing Studies at St. Cloud State University
REGISTRATION / INFORMATION: The academy provides graduates of the Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute (MMCI) three (3) year program with an opportunity to focus on an in-depth topic of importance to the profession. Clerks who have completed the requirements for the CMC designation may use this IIMC-approved program to earn 6 points toward their IIMC Master Municipal Clerks (MMC) level. Who Should Attend? Clerks who have successfully completed the MMCI program are encouraged to attend to further their professional training and earn points toward MMC designation.
REGISTRATION AND FEES: The early registration fee for the Academy postmarked by August 23 is $230.00 (non-MCFOA member $250.00). The registration fee postmarked after August 23 is $250.00 (non-MCFOA member $270.00). This fee includes instruction, course materials, one lunch, and refreshment breaks. You are encouraged to register early to take advantage of the lower fee.
A refund, minus a $30 processing fee, will be granted if you cancel by August 23. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund. A full refund will be issued if St. Cloud State University cancels the Academy.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Along with the ability to earn IIMC points, the Academy also offers 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). One CEU is defined as 12 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.
ACCOMMODATIONS: The Academy will be held at the Thumper Pond Resort, 300 Thumper Lodge Road, Ottertail, Minnesota. Please check the website for maps and location. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Thumper Pond Resort at a discounted rate of a rate of $89.95 plus tax per room per night. In order to book your room at the group discounted rate, please follow the instructions below:
*Call either Hotel Front Desk: (218) 367-2000 to make a reservation.
*Or at the Thumper Pond Resort website.
Please call the hotel by August 23rd, 2012. After this date, reservations will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis at the hotel or neighboring lodging property.
NOTE: The 2012 schedule is still being determined, please check back!
For Further Information If you would like more information or have questions, please contact: St. Cloud State University, Center for Continuing Studies 720 Fourth Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498 Gail Ruhland at 320-308-5759 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Charlotte Kastanek at 320-308-4723 (email@example.com)
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: To ensure full participation in this workshop, please inform us about any dietary requirements or physical challenges which should be addressed prior to your arrival.